John Adams's signature and other annotations on recto of first leaf: "John Adams His Book February 22 ..." Faint signatures at bottom of first leaf in pencil: "J.Q. Adams. G. Adams. T. Adams."
Inscribed on verso of first leaf: "Gulielmus Whittemore of Cambridge 1751" and "John Adams Book."
John Adams's signature on t.p. and p. 1: "John Adams Book 1749/50."
John Adams Library copy transferred from the supervisors of the Temple and School Fund. Quincy, Mass., 1894